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Backlash

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    Insatiable Creator Says Backlash to Her Show Borders on Censorship“I think we’re in a real danger of censorship if we decide that we all have to tell stories in a certain way so that everybody else feels safe.”
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    Netflix Chief Defends Insatiable After Major ‘Fat-Shaming’ BacklashMore than 200,000 people have signed a petition to cancel the show before it even airs.
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    Scarlett Johansson Leaves Her Role in Rub & TugThe actress had come under fire for taking on the role of a trans man.
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    Scarlett Johansson Issues Statement About Rub & Tug Casting BacklashIt was announced yesterday that the actress would be playing a man who potentially identified as transmasculine.
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    Spotify Is Scrapping Its Artist Conduct Policy XXXTentacion will be put back into playlist circulation.
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    Sam Bee on Ivanka Controversy: ‘I Do Take Responsibility When I Get It Wrong’Bee gave a speech while accepting an award at the Television Academy Honors.
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    David Cross Says He Will ‘Unequivocally Apologize’ to Jessica Walter“I’m sorry that we behaved the way we behaved.”
  8. disclaimers
    13 Reasons Why Season Two Now Warns Some Viewers Not to Watch the Show“If you are struggling with these issues yourself, this series may not be right for you.”
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    Three Billboards Director Defends His ‘Deliberately Messy’ Racist-Cop Movie“We’re not making The Avengers. We’re trying to do something that’s a bit little more difficult and more thoughtful.”
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    Female Record Execs Call for Neil Portnow to Vacate Recording Academy PresidencyMore than a dozen women have signed a letter asking for Portnow’s resignation from the Recording Academy.
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    Pink Doesn’t Love Grammys President’s Suggestion That Female Artists ‘Step Up’“Women in music don’t need to ‘step up’ — women have been stepping since the beginning of time.”
  12. #metoo
    Catherine Deneuve Wants to Explain What She Meant by Open Letter Against #MeTooThe actress was one of more than 100 French women who issued an open letter questioning the movement against sexual misconduct in the arts.
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    YouTube Is Putting a Hold on Logan Paul–Related ContentThe company is also taking him off the top-tier advertising service.
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    Writer Leaves Lenny Letter Citing Lena Dunham’s ‘Well-Known Racism’“I know exactly who Lena Dunham is — who she was before she was famous — and I have for years.”
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    Disney Lifts Ban on the Los Angeles Times After BacklashThe decision comes after widespread backlash among critics and journalists to the company blocking Times reporters from screenings.
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    Ed Skrein Leaves Hellboy Amid Whitewashing BacklashLionsgate has also pledged to be more sensitive going forward in casting the role of Ben Daimio.
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    HBO Still Wants to Make Confederate Happen, According to a New StatementThe network hopes you will reserve judgment.
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    Janet Mock Calls ‘The Breakfast Club’ Anti-Trans Rhetoric ‘Deplorable’“The stigma and shame attached to our desires need to be abolished.”
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    NBC Station in Connecticut Will Not Broadcast Megyn Kelly’s Alex Jones InterviewOut of respect for local families, WVIT will keep the InfoWars host off air.
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    Paramount Acknowledges That Ghost in the Shell Casting Hurt the Movie, Sort OfA Paramount exec acknowledged that Ghost in the Shell casting hurt the movie by saying controversy negatively impacted reviews.
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    Writer of The Assignment Insists the Movie Is Not Transphobic“Politically, everybody who made this film is a progressive person. The last thing we wanted to do was insult anybody.”
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    SXSW Organizers Agree to Amend Contract Language Regarding ‘Deportation Clause’This follows an open letter signed by dozens of performers demanding contract changes and a public apology from festival coordinators.
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    Spike Lee Won’t Use Chrisette Michele’s MusicShe’s Gotta Have It won’t have “Black Girl Magic.”
  24. Inside the Will Ferrell ‘Reagan’ Script That People Criticized Before They […]Earlier today, news broke that Will Ferrell decided to back out of producing and starring in a film about President Ronald Reagan after getting […]
  25. Will Ferrell Backs Out of ‘Reagan’ Movie After ComplaintsWell, that was fast. Two days after Will Ferrell signed on to play President Ronald Reagan in a movie, Page Six reports that he’s pulled out of […]
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    Another ‘Tina Fey Backlash’ Comes to an EndTina Fey has a new entertainment product out; therefore, there is another Tina Fey backlash.
  27. oh em glee
    We Predict the Inevitable Glee BacklashYou know it’s coming. It always does. And here’s how it’ll happen.
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    Taylor Swift’s Acting As Bad As Her Singing?“Swift seems entirely undirected, as she jumps around, makes faces and jabbers on inanely.”
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    Ishmael Reed vs. Precious“Among black men and women, there is widespread revulsion and anger” over the film, which “wasn’t made for them.”
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    Record Label Chief Addresses Taylor Swift Backlash“It’s not about that technically perfect performance.”
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    Slumdog Millionaire Backlash Refuses to DieYou’d think a post-’Slumdog’ payday would be nice, but you’d be wrong.
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    Watchmen Backlash — Against the Book!“‘Watchmen’ wasn’t unfilmable, it was unreadable.”
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    What’s the Matter With Watchmen?What will be the movie’s growly Batman voice?
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    The Bagger Bags BaleDavid Carr’s got a theory on why Christian Bale growled so much in ‘The Dark Knight’.
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    Slumdog Filmmakers Strike BackWith ten Oscars on the line, Danny Boyle has released a statement rebutting charges of exploitation that appeared in Tuesday’s ‘Telegraph.’
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    Slumdog Millionaire Backlash IntensifiesCharges of child exploitation! Protests at Indian movie theaters! Dogs named after Danny Boyle!
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    Decoding the Slumdog Millionaire BacklashWho’s upset over Slumdog? Not real-life slumdogs!
  38. friends in low places
    With Friends Like These, Ben Lyons Needs More FriendsOr, one man’s largely ineloquent quest to rush to the defense of Ben Lyons.
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    Ben Lyons Earns Title As America’s Most Hated Film CriticAccording to one of his critics, he “crystallizes everything that’s wrong with American pop culture.”
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    Early Negative Reaction to G.I. Joe Teaser Gives Paramount the JittersYet another instance of bloggers ruining everything.
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    Critic Rips Will Smith a New OneThey’re his worst reviews since ‘Wild Wild West.’
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    Key Twilight 2 Constituents Attempt to Curb Fan Backlash’Twilight’ creator Stephenie Meyer rushes to ‘New Moon’ director Chris Weitz’s defense.
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    The Origins of Snark: Finally Revealed!Snark is a dish best served al dente.
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    A Best Picture Contender’s Guide to Running Against Slumdog MillionaireNow that the underdog is the odds-on favorite, we’ve drafted a list of anti-’Slumdog’ talking points that might be helpful to publicists running rival Oscar campaigns.
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    Nicole Kidman Harangued by Unruly FacebookersAn increasing number of Facebook users are asking themselves “Am I Taking Crazy Pills or is Nicole Kidman the Worst Actress in the World?”
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    Closing Ceremony Takes the Bloom Off Zhang Yimou, Jimmy PageThe closing Ceremony included little that we couldn’t have thought up if someone gave us millions of dollars, thousands of people, and terrible taste.
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    Will the Opening Ceremony Fakery Never End? Adorable Moppet Was Lip-Syncing’I am proud to have been chosen to sing at all,’ says plucky little Yang Peiyi.
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    Did ‘Breaking Dawn’ Ruin the Twilight Series?Angry superfans are already returning their books to bookstores, apparently.
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    Have the ‘American Idol’ Producers Turned Against David Archuleta?We’ll put it this way: yes.
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    ‘Iron Man’: A Dissenting View on Robert Downey Jr.Having an effeminate roué like Robert Downey Jr. play Tony Stark is actually the most subversive thing that’s ever been done in a comic-book movie — and not in a good way.
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